Grateful Dead Live at Hartford Civic Center on 1983-10-15
Feel Like A Stranger
New Minglewood Blues
Brown Eyed Women
Wang Dang Doodle
Big Railroad Blues
Let It Grow ->
Keep Your Day Job
China Cat Sunflower ->
I Know You Rider
Playing In The Band ->
China Doll ->
Saint Stephen ->
Throwing Stones ->
One More Saturday Night
-- Disc change is seamless
-- Recorded By Jeff Silberman
-- Dat provided by J.J. Clifton
Subject: The Holy Grail, St. Stephen aaaaaaaahhhhh!!!
It's a difficult song to play if not rehearsed often, I hear.
This is the best of the 3 last live St Stephen.
If the band played NFA after, whole place would have blown sky high, no survivors, so step down a bit on Throwing Stones, but what a night, one of the best, top quality nights of the early mid eighties era.
Subject: bread crumb
A problem, by the way, that one encounters regularly reading these reviews. The tendency to treat the band as a museum piece, frozen in whatever time one happens to prefer ignores that 6 - 8 people were making the noise. Those people evolved, devolved and found differing fulfillment along the way. Likely, as Bobby always said, they forgot how to play that one, and when they remembered, it didn't fit who they were anymore.
Subject: I Hate east coads heads
Subject: Good, but there is better.
Subject: Great show - low audio
Subject: Truly beautiful show,
Subject: Mind-blowing sound quality
Super super sound for this great show.
Subject: Inspiring Effort
Subject: Probably my favorite show
The second set is even better: An foot-tappin', dance-happy China->Rider, a Playin' that spreads out into a jam that is simply AMAZING -- my favorite piece of Dead jamming form the 80', and of course the great, great Space->Spanish Jam->St. Stephen sequence.
Now THAT's a Dead show!
I've owned various copies of this show over the years, including a nice FOB, and I feel I know this show better than any other, because for a number of years it figured very, very heavily in my rotation. Without a doubt this is the best sounding version of this show I've ever heard. Much better than the SBD, and also much crisper than the FOB I had.
Thanks for cleaning this up and sharing it :-)
Subject: And again....
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